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  • Same-sex marriage bans in Mississippi, Arkansas overturned

    Arkansas and Mississippi on Tuesday became the latest states to have same-sex marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals. Like several other states,...
  • Former Chicago-area homebuilder gets prison for failing to pay taxes

    Former Chicago-area homebuilder gets prison for failing to pay taxes
    Dennis Weiss, a former homebuilder based in St. Charles, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Monday for failing to pay more than $1.27 million in federal income taxes and concealing business interests, according to a news release from the U.S....
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Gay marriage bans struck down in Arkansas, Mississippi

    Gay marriage bans struck down in Arkansas, Mississippi
    U.S. district judges on Tuesday struck down as unconstitutional same-sex marriage bans in Arkansas and Mississippi, separately overturning measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states. Judges Kristine Baker...
  • Man guilty of running pot scheme that authorities say was family affair

    Man guilty of running pot scheme that authorities say was family affair
    A man whose St. Charles parents allegedly aided him in running a marijuana shipping business has been sentenced to five years in prison, Kane County prosecutors said Tuesday. In a negotiated plea, Nicholas Salemi, 24, of Fallbrook, Calif., admitted...
  • Judge Allows TV Coverage Of Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial

    Judge Allows TV Coverage Of Simsbury Murder For Hire Trial
    HARTFORD — A judge on Tuesday reluctantly agreed to allow television coverage of the trial of Tiffany Stevens, a Simsbury woman accused of trying to hire a man to kill her estranged husband. Tiffany Stevens and Eric Stevens have been locked in a...
  • Molly Shattuck's Delaware court date delayed until January

    Molly Shattuck's Delaware court date delayed until January
    Molly Shattuck, the former Ravens cheerleader and ex-wife of onetime Constellation Energy CEO Mayo A. Shattuck III, will appear in a Delaware court in January to address charges of raping a 15-year-old boy. A pretrial hearing scheduled for Dec. 3 in...
  • Judge Orders Law Tribune Not To Publish Story

    In a ruling that is drawing sharp criticism from free-speech advocates, a Superior Court judge has ordered the Connecticut Law Tribune not to publish a story about a child custody case. Judge Stephen Frazzini on Monday granted a motion filed in New...
  • Amended suit adds to dispute between school district and treasurer's office

    Amended suit adds to dispute between school district and treasurer's office
    An amended complaint seeking millions of dollars from Lyons Township High School District 204 offers more details about the payment process the scandal-tainted township school treasurer's office says the district failed to follow. The township office...
  • Judge Frazzini's Censorship Is Extreme — And Wrong

    Judge Frazzini's Censorship Is Extreme — And Wrong
    Richard Nixon made "prior restraint" a household phrase in 1971 when his lawyers got a court order to stop The New York Times from publishing the Pentagon Papers. A Supreme Court justice called the restraining order "a flagrant, indefensible and...
  • Another Guilty Plea In Record Enfield Drug Heist

    Another Guilty Plea In Record Enfield Drug Heist
    A Cuban resident of Miami admitted in federal court Tuesday that he helped pull off a record $80 million pharmaceutical heist in Enfield, becoming the fifth person to plead guilty in the case. Rafael Lopez, 50, said he helped set up the 2010 burglary of...